Second Annual Rochester Global Health Symposium & UNYTE Scientific Session
This year’s symposium brings together leaders in global health research from Upstate New York and around the world to promote research collaboration, provide networking opportunities and help new researchers begin a career in global health. The theme of this year is Innovative Solutions to Combat Global Health Disparities. Watch recordings of symposium talks.
Reflections on Field Work in Pacific Islands
Early photos and drawings of Pacific peoples show a lean, active, and healthy population that thrived in a challenging and isolated environment. How then did the Pacific Islands become one of the most intransigent diabetes hot zones on the planet? To learn more check out Dr. Tim Dye's, University of Rochester, reflections on field work in the Pacific Islands at BioMed Central's On Health Blog. Read the full blog post
New study published by Global Network
Research on Women's Cancers Lacking in Poor and Middle-Income Countries. Read the full article
E-Health Readiness assessment at Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands
University of Rochester collaborating center in collaboration with the University of Hawai'i at Manoa led a survey development process to assess “e-Health Readiness” in time for a semi-annual CCPI (Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands) conference held April 27-30 at the University of Hawaii.
First Annual Global Network Symposium
The 1st Annual symposium convenes researchers, students, and practitioners from all sectors of global health to exchange ideas about how to conduct, share, and translate innovative health promotion in low-resource settings. Learn More About the Symposium
CDC awards $19.5 million to Prevention Research Centers nationwide
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $19.5 million to 26 academic institutions in 25 states to study how people and their communities can avoid or counter the risks for chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, obesity, and cancer. The funds will support the development and evaluation of practical public health prevention interventions. The awards are for the first year of a five-year funding period. Read More at the CDC Site